I'm taking my husband away for a night to the Mariott Laguna Cliffs in Dana Point for his birthday. I wanted to plan a nice meal and maybe a drink afterward. It doesn't have to be the most expensive restaurant, but somewhere nice and romantic.
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.